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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:34 AM

# Job Description
Responsible for verification of insurance eligibility and coverage as well as obtaining required authorizations as per insurance payer to secure payment for Diagnostic Imaging Services.
# Preferred Qualifications
Possess a good working knowledge of insurance and authorizations processes. Strong clerical, medical terminology, communication, organization and computer skills. Radiology insurance verification experience. Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal forms. Bilingual Spanish & English languages
### Job Duties
Job Duty
Will be a resource for insurance related matters, assisting with collection of co-pays, deductibles, advanced beneficiary notices (ABN s) for services not covered by Medicare and other payers, co-insurance, establishing payment arrangements on balances due. Will complete referrals for each advanced imaging procedure.
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Authorizations/Referrals: Review all scheduled appointments 5 days prior to date of service to ensure that all required referrals, authorization are obtained. Ensure proper documentation is documented electronic medical record (EMR). Communicate with patients in a friendly and helpful manner. Assist patients with questions or concerns, attempt to resolve concerns pertaining to insurance coverage and financial responsibility. Communicate with clinical staff regarding patients with pending insurance benefits maintaining strict confidentiality.
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Remain informed of coverage changes through updates from Provider Relations or insurance specific flyers and communicate updates to clinic staff. Identify denied services for specific payers through monthly review and educates staff to prevent continual denials. Maintain and update resource materials for managed care processes such as insurances/plans providers are or are not credentialed with to ensure reimbursement. Is a resource for providers and patients regarding insurance processes and/or benefits. Review all scheduled appointments 5 days prior to date of service to identify patients who have outstanding balances and identifies co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles. Discuss financial responsibility with patients documenting conversations in the electronic medical record (EMR).
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Communicates with referring providers/provider staff as needed regarding procedure information, clinical histories and/ or progress notes pending for authorization of advanced imaging procedures.
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# Special Instructions to Applicants
Responsible for verification of insurance eligibility and coverage as well as obtaining required authorizations as per insurance payer. This position is responsible to document pertinent documentation to secure payment for diagnostic imaging services. This position requires flexibility in weekly work schedule and may include weekends.
# EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
*Salary:* Competitive
*Required Qualifications:* High school diploma or GED with at least three (3) years of directly related experience.
*Career Family:* Clinical Programs & Services
*Job Title:* Benefits Coordinator-Intermediate
*Work Location:* MARC (8300 Floyd Curl Drive)
*Benefits Eligible?:* Yes
*Work Schedule:* Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m.-5:30 a.m.
*Number of hours per week:* 40
*Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?:* No
*Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted:* Yes
*Requisition Number:* 20163550
*Type of Recruitment:* Open Recruitment (open to UTHSCSA and non-UTHSCSA employees)
*Security Sensitive Statement:* All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.


• Location: San Antonio

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